VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade forecasts that Vietnam’s exports will grow stronger in the second quarter, thanks to business reforms and the implementation of free trade agreements.
Gui Xing Liang, 47, a Chinese national, was sentenced to two years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court on April 25 for theft onboard a Vietnam Airlines flight last November.
The coast guards of Vietnam and China conducted a joint fishery patrol on shared fishing grounds in the Tonkin Gulf from April 18-20, Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) daily reported.
Vietnam resolutely protests against Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill in waters around Ba Binh in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and demands that Taiwan not to repeat such activity, stated Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Hai Binh on March 30.
VOV.VN - Paper imports increased 15.2% in volume to 1.7 million tons and 7.5% in value to US$1.3 billion in the first 11 months of this year, according to Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam’s national U22 team lost to Uzbekistan 1-3 in the last match of the friendly international tournament in Wuhan, China on November 13.
Electricity imports from China and Laos now meet 3.1% of Vietnam’s needs and the country must continue purchases from the neighbors to meet over 2% of its demand in the coming years.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on September 26 announced it will change schedules of 20 flights between Vietnam and Taiwan (China) on September 26 afternoon and September 27 due to typhoon Megi.
Analysts have noted signs of a decrease in imports from China, while imports from the Republic of Korea rose by 7.9% in the first six months of the year.
Vietnam is already New Zealand’s fastest-growing export market in South East Asia, with two-way trade now worth over 1 billion NZD a year, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said.
(VOV) - Vietnam is showcasing its tourism products and services at the ongoing International Travel Expo Hong Kong (ITE HK) in China.
(VOV) - Vietnam will do its utmost to promote the strategic partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on August 31 protested against China’s plan to invite international bids for oil block 65/12, about 3 nautical miles off Cay (Tree) Island of the country’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago.”
About 446,000 international visitors arrived in Vietnam in July, an increase of 11.6 percent over June, but down 7.9 percent compared to the same period last year.
The US Department of Commerce has decided to impose anti-dumping taxes of 53-60 percent on made-in-Vietnam wind turbines.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) on June 27 officially opened a direct route between Hanoi (Vietnam) and Chengdu (China) with aircraft Fokker 70 running three times per week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
The adoption of the Law on the Sea by the Vietnamese National Assembly on June 21 is a normal law-making activity to perfect the country’s legal framework so as to facilitate its international integration and boost its co-operation with other countries for the sake of peace and stability in the region and the world.
Vietnam opposes the Chinese Department of Fisheries’ ban on fishing in the East Sea, says Le Thanh Nghi, spokesman of the Foreign Ministry.
VietNamNet’s Huynh Phan talked with former Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan about Vietnam’s foreign affairs in 2011, a year with remarkable events in foreign relations.
The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry has staunchly opposed the recent action of Chinese marine surveillance vessels in cutting the exploration cables of a PetroVietnam ship which was conducting seismic surveys at Lot 148 within Vietnam’s continental shelf.